In thanksgiving for our new school leadership team - David Fuller, Pat Rizer, and Shannon Deweese - prayers for their faith, wisdom, leadership, and families
For new service coordinator and campus minister Josh Mueller who will be joining Marcia Roth this year
For our students and staff to be rested and renewed this summer
Children's Rescue Center:
Pray for the children over summer break
Wisdom and finances for some much-needed projects to be completed this summer on our campus
Good health for all staff, volunteers, and those we serve
Choosing Hope Adoptions:
Details around annual fundraiser would fall into place
Continued connection within our community
Continued guidance and direction from God and His plan for us serving different populations.
Clark County Fuller Center for Housing:
For volunteers working at our new Home Build site
For new staff members and the transition period
For low-income families who want to become homeowners
For stronger connections with local churches
For a stronger sense of unity among local Christian non-profits
Clark County Jail Chaplaincy:
Our new program has shown great success. We are praying for volunteer positions to be filled with administration.
Prayers for funding from Sheriff's office, Clark county commissioners, city community businesses, churches, and individuals
Favor with the Sheriff’s office that they would permit new volunteer chaplains to come on board
Starting a new series. Funding for it, produce it a high quality, and have a powerful impact on all inmates
For a smooth transition with the volunteer base and favor with the upcoming grant opportunities
Eagle and Dove:
Charlene Southers - cancer operation
For 2 students in abuse situations
Nick Craycraft to recover from massive series of seizures and the fall that added to the trauma
That Jesus would continue to bless the school
Family and Youth Initiatives:
Need volunteers at all networks
Guidance in how to respond to attacks at Faith
Opportunities to build champions for hope
Praise - gave bikes and helmets to 100 foster kids
Safety Day postponed to Aug. 2nd from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
For more kids to come to know Jesus
Encompass Connection Center:
Wisdom, discernment & compassion as we intersect with dozens of couples and households with relationship challenges. We've experienced a major uptick in intakes and follow-ups!
Blessing on new initiatives to support families in parent-children relationships. We appreciate local community funding for this adventure!
The Lily Closet:
Our 6th annual Summer study is underway, so please keep praying that each woman that God wants to be there will attend, receive healing and encouragement from our kind and gentle Shepherd.
Pray that ministries that work with hurting, damaged juvenile delinquents be effective and multiplied around the state
Reach kids, Father, and write new stories in their lives!
Praise for God's abundant grace!
God's abundance for:
Clarity in doing God's will
Pregnancy Resource Clinic:
Prayers for provision of more volunteers to serve in patient care areas: care coordinators, mentors, and male mentors.
Fo provision of a new qualified Executive Director, as Ellen approaches retirement, and guidance for the PRC Board in the process.
Andre Burkin, a pastor in Russia, died unexpectedly this week (only 55 yrs. old)
FOLLOW UP - God's people stepped up to pay for the funeral expenses!
Andre’s wife, Olga, is visiting here in June. Pray for a great trip!
Safe Harbor House:
Several residents in the first 90 days of the program - pray for their first layer of healing
Pray for sex-trafficking victims in Ohio (ranked 4th or 5th in the nation)
We are applying for a significant grant this summer – please pray for wisdom and favor
Springfield Christian Youth Ministries (SCYM):
Pray for mentors for 11 boys and 5 girls who are on the waiting list
Pray for a student who recently lost his brother to a shooting
Pray for many champions (table hosts and sponsors) for our Spring Dessert in April
Pray for continued strength, wisdom, and overflowing love for volunteers and staff
The Sonshine Club:
God's guidance in fundraising and revamping The Sonshine Clubs
Pray for Spanish-speaking churches in Springfield. There has been a sharp increase in detentions/deportations among their members.
We are trying to fill our early June camp trip - we have 140 spots. We want to fill these spots with kids who don't know Jesus. Please pray for our YL leaders as they pursue these kids, pray for the Spirit to move and fill it with the right kids. Please cover this trip in prayer - June 2-8, 2018.
Pray for YL leaders as they prepare for camp with fundraising.